Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Summer Break!

Summer break is almost here! We had a GREAT year in first grade! I can't wait to see all of you again in August....IN SECOND GRADE! I will be teaching second grade next year, so some of you may have me for a teacher again. I am excited that I get to move up with such a great group of kids. I can't wait! See you in August!
Click the video below to view some pictures taken throughout the school year.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Highlights From Field Day 2011!!

We had a great time at field day! The kids played so well together. Click the video to see some pictures from the day!

Friday, May 20, 2011

My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks!

We read this book this week: My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks. The book has many similes in it and the author created a picture of each family member in the book using real objects to represent the simile. We REALLY loved this book. This week we worked with Ms. Bristol's 4th grade class to create our own similes and pictures about a family member. This was so much fun! The kids did a great job. We turned our similes and pictures into a movie. Click below to view our movie!

Simile Project

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Junie B. Jones

We just finished reading~ Junie B. Jones is Captain Field Day! This book is so funny! We are planning on reading A LOT more Junie B. Jones books. Click the link below to learn more about Junie B. Jones and to play some fun Junie B. games. Enjoy!!

Friday, May 6, 2011

Awesome Author!

The Awesome Author this week is~ Caleb

My Neighborhood Pool

One beautiful, sunny day in the summer me and my sister asked my mom if we could go to the pool. She said yes. I was 6 when that happened. Then my mom said to get our swim suits on. After that we got in the car. I was filled with joy. I felt like I was going to explode. I had a smile on my face. "Hurry up mom!" I yelled. Finally she started the car. We did not have to buckle up. I was a little bit scared. When I did not notice the car stopped. "We are there!" my sister yelled. My mom put sunscreen on us. I even brought a noodle to help me swim. At last my mom said I could go in the pool. "Yippee!" I yelled. I did a cannonball into the pool. I had a smile on my face.

Great writing Caleb!

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Great website!

Do you love to learn about new things? Here is a great website that is like a video encyclopedia! Just type in the topic you want to learn about and it will show you a short informational video. We used it in class today to learn about Cinco de Mayo!